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Acclaimed pianist opens PSO season

Written By Kim Roberts
June 29, 2016
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Internationally acclaimed Chinese pianist Lang Lang tours and performs in venues all over the world, and his next stop is Pittsburgh.The musician will perform his Year of the Dragon concert with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and music director Manfred Honeck to start off the orchestra's 2012-2013 se...

Actress conquers criticism

Written By Sarafina M. Brooks
June 29, 2016
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 Lachele Carl has covered a great deal of territory in her acting career.  She has performed here in the United States as well as in Europe, Japan and South Africa."You wake up one morning and you never know what's going to happen by the end of the day," Carl said. "You could still be out of work or...

Alumna takes role in HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’

Written By Kineen Dillard
June 29, 2016
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 After eight auditions, Margot Bingham finally got the call that she landed a role on the HBO show, Boardwalk Empire. Bingham was so excited about it that nothing could ruin her day.“I got the call and then my phone got pick-pocketed later that day but other than that it was a really good day,” sa...

Alumnae co-author new book

Written By Kim Roberts
June 29, 2016
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Growing up, Julia Gongaware and Sarah Sudar never had any intentions of becoming writers. Today, the Point Park alumni are two of four co-authors of the“Food Lovers' Guide to Pittsburgh,” which was published on Sept. 4.The book is a guide to over 200 restaurants in the Pittsburgh area. It is curre...

Pop culture collides with the obscure at Tekko

Pop culture collides with the obscure at Tekko

Written By Eddie Trizzino
March 30, 2016
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photo courtesy of Tekko marketing and communications department  A group of cosplayers gathers outside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center last year. Thousands of people bring different characters to life from anime to video games by creating costumes. A crowd of Japanese culture enthusiasts and ...

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Written By Eddie Trizzino
March 16, 2016
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It may be hard for some people to find ways to relieve the stress that comes with being in the middle of a college semester. For others, all they need is a laugh which they can get with one simple ingredient: jam. Point Park University’s premier improv squad, Slow Clap, will host an improv jam o...

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Slow Clap improv club gears up for comedy jam

Written By Eddie Trizzino
March 16, 2016
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It may be hard for some people to find ways to relieve the stress that comes with being in the middle of a college semester. For others, all they need is a laugh which they can get with one simple ingredient: jam. Point Park University’s premier improv squad, Slow Clap, will host an improv jam o...

March unites Pittsburgers, ‘Burghers for Bernie’

March unites Pittsburgers, ‘Burghers for Bernie’

Written By Iain Oldman
March 9, 2016
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photo by Shayna Mendez Amanda Horn, sophomore economics & finance major and Maia Gilmour, sophomore psychology major jam out to music played at the rally before the start of the speeches supporting Bernie Sanders in Market Square on Feb. 27. In preparation for Pennsylvania’s April ...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Written By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer
December 30, 2013
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Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the window that opens, click on Upload Files and upload from your computer all...

Take your stories beyond the text

Take your stories beyond the text

Written By Sample Staff Member
December 29, 2013
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Stories don't have to be for just the written word any more. Using some of the SNO FLEX features you can add embeddable objects, pull quotes, related story links, and videos all right along side the story text.  Check it out on the SNO help site: http://v5.help.snosites.com/add-content/story-features/

Use social media to increase readership

Use social media to increase readership

Written By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer
December 29, 2013
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Social media platforms are the best way to drive traffic to your new site. So, set up a Facebook Fan Page, and get your audience to like your publication. Even add a Facebook Like Box to your website to increase your audience.  Then when you publish a story, add a link and teaser on your Facebook...

Customize the look and feel of your site

Customize the look and feel of your site

December 21, 2013
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The look and feel of this site is created by a combination of style and layout choices. To help get you started, your site came with a preselected style, but you can change this preset style to create a different baseline look. You can change the fonts, background, general appearance, and even your...

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